APPROVAL FOR PHOTO SELECTIVE VAPORIZATION OF PROSTATE (PVP) SURGERY USING GREEN LIGHT HPS FIBRE (ANGLED DELIVERY DEVICE) TO BE USED WITH HPS LASER SYSTEM 120 WATT (AMS)
1. Photo Selective Vaporization of Prostate (PVP) Surgery using Green Light HPS Fibre (Angled Delivery Device) to be used with HPS Laser System 120 watt (AMS) will be permitted on the recommendations of a Service Specialist in the following conditions:-
(a) Patients on anti-coagulants, which can not be withdrawn even for a short duration.
(b) Patients suffering from bleeding diathesis.
(c) Patients with large prostate gland, weighing more than 60-80 gm.
(d) Patients with CCF and renal failure, where fluid overload is to be avoided.
2. In other BHP cases, the standard line of treatment shall be TURP.
3. The ceiling rate of Green Light HPS Fibre (Angled Delivery Device) to be used with HPS Laser System 120 watt (AMS) for reimbursement/approval shall be Rs. 65.000/- (incl of all taxes) or actual, whichever is lower. The ceiling rate shall be effective for a period of one year or till further orders whichever is earlier.
4. Package rate for surgery shall be the same as for Holmium Laser prostatectomy and the cost of Green Light HPS Fibre (Angled Delivery Device) shall be permitted in addition to the. above, as per the prescribed ceiling rate or actual, whichever is lower.
5. These rates shall be effective from date of issue of this letter.
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